Skincare and Makeup Review: Seraphine Botanicals Carrot + Rose Hydrating Cream, Camelina + Strobe Luminizing Primer, Happy Hibiscus Blush, and Berry + Juice Lip Gel

For the past few weeks, my morning routine is composed of the products sent over by Seraphine Botanicals, a vegan, cruelty-free brand. I start with the Carrot + Rose Hydrating Cream ($19), which is formulated with glycerine to soothe, nourish, and moisturize the skin. This moisturizer feels lightweight on the skin. It sinks in quickly…… Continue reading Skincare and Makeup Review: Seraphine Botanicals Carrot + Rose Hydrating Cream, Camelina + Strobe Luminizing Primer, Happy Hibiscus Blush, and Berry + Juice Lip Gel

Makeup Review: Trestique Highlight Stick in Maldives Luminescent, Sugar Polish + Plumping Lip Balm in Barbados Berry, and Lip Glaze Crayon in Paris Pink

This trip to Bali has had me a bi dependent on the new goodies Trestique sent over a few weeks ago. My overall glow was amplified by the Highlight Stick ($28) in Maldives Luminescent. This a creamy formula, which contains coconut oil, easily glides on the skin. It has a sheen that can be buildable…… Continue reading Makeup Review: Trestique Highlight Stick in Maldives Luminescent, Sugar Polish + Plumping Lip Balm in Barbados Berry, and Lip Glaze Crayon in Paris Pink

Brand Overview: Em Cosmetics

When Em Cosmetics reached out to me, I said yes because I’ve been a fan of @michellephan, one of the beauty bloggers I admire and go to because she’s has a similar skin tone and features like I do, not because I thought I would find a holy grail in her cruelty-free collection. I already…… Continue reading Brand Overview: Em Cosmetics

Makeup Review: Lancôme Ombre Hypnôse Stylo Shadow Stick Matte Metallics and L’Absolu Lip Lacquer

I have always gone for neutral shades but it’s nice to kick it up a little from time to time so it was fun when Lancôme gifted me their Ombre Hypnôse Stylo Shadow Stick Matte Metallics and L’Absolu Lip Lacquer. The Ombre Hypnose Stylo Eye Shadow Stick promises to be a creamy and pigmented eyeshadow…… Continue reading Makeup Review: Lancôme Ombre Hypnôse Stylo Shadow Stick Matte Metallics and L’Absolu Lip Lacquer

Monthly Favorites: April 2019

Peek Beauty Screenshot Natural Beauty Palette, Double Take For someone who has a ton of shit in the purse, I would give anything that will lessen the things I carry a try. The Screenshot Natural Beauty Palette from Peek Beauty promises to give lush lips, full brows, and stunning eyes in a thin tin case.…… Continue reading Monthly Favorites: April 2019